University of Nevada, Reno

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Medical Resident

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Current Employee - Medical Resident in Reno, NV
Current Employee - Medical Resident in Reno, NV

I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno

Pros

I get to learn all about internal medicine. There is a good variety of pathology and good support from attendings.

Cons

Reno is very windy and is not for everyone. Great outdoor activities. The VA system is also in place. It's Reno.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More teaching for residents and less hours and call would be great. Less busy work a more education is best for medicine

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    Reasonable grad student experience for a state university.

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant. in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant. in Reno, NV

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno

    Pros

    Acting as a graduate assistant at UNR is a good job to have as a graduate student, as it typically includes a tuition waiver, which greatly reduces costs to the student. If you are a classified staff rather than a student, you can also get two free college and graduate level classes per semester.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the University is experiencing increasingly large budget cuts, and the graduate students are some of the first to be effected. In many departments, there are no guarantees in graduate assistant funding from semester-to-semester. GA's in the liberal arts and humanities are considerably disadvantaged in pay compared to those in harder sciences or engineering.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't accept more graduate students if you can't afford to pay the ones you have, no matter how much you want to grow your department!

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    UNR Former Faculty

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno

    Pros

    Location to Lake Tahoe & the Sierras.

    Cons

    Good ol boy mentality, especially among tenured faculty. High turnover among junior faculty due to lack of support & departmental politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The days of Joe Crowley are over and you need to be more open to younger faculty and new ideas if you want to prepare students for the workforce.

    Doesn't Recommend
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